Role portrait postcard photograph of the noted bass as Mefistofele in Faust at La Scala, with autograph signature. Nicola ROSSI-LEMENI.

Role portrait postcard photograph of the noted bass as Mefistofele in Faust at La Scala, with autograph signature

Three-quarter length. From the studio of Piccagliani. 147 x 103 mm.

Signed "N Rossi Lemeni" and dated ""59" in blue ink to lower portion of photograph.

Slightly worn; minor remnants of former mount to verso.

Rossi-Lemeni performed all the leading bass roles in major theatres throughout the world, including La Scala, the New York Metropolitan, and Covent Garden. In his later career, he became known for appearing in contemporary operas, such as Berg's Wozzeck and Britten's Billy Budd.

"An interpreter of marked intelligence and sensitivity ..." Rodolfo Celletti in Grove Dictionary of Opera.

Item #32408

Price: $25.00  other currencies

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